The WannaCry attack: takeaways for C-level executives

What does the WannaCry attack mean from the point of view of the organizations’ overall risk? In principle, ransomware is far from new. However, this attack has shown that the scale of a ransomware attack can be really massive. Using new attack vectors, the crooks behind the attack managed to deliver the malicious payload to … More The WannaCry attack: takeaways for C-level executives

ESET Introduces ESET Threat Intelligence, Early Warning Service for Enterprise Customers

ESET is introducing ESET Threat Intelligence, a service that predicts and proactively notifies customers of real-time threats targeting their businesses so they can be more flexible when adapting to a rapidly changing threat landscape. Additionally, the service is available for the security teams of Enterprise companies as well as Security Operations Centers to analyse specific malware and provide … More ESET Introduces ESET Threat Intelligence, Early Warning Service for Enterprise Customers

Organizations advised to invest in a culture of cybersecurity

A culture of cybersecurity is essential in today’s organizations to help ensure that they are able to successfully fend off cyberattacks. This is according to Lindsay Goodspeed, communications specialist at the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. Writing in a company blog, Goodspeed explained that prioritizing security is essential for all types of enterprises, big … More Organizations advised to invest in a culture of cybersecurity

Cybersecurity becoming a key boardroom agenda item

An increase in the number of cyberattacks and growing awareness of the threat has made cybersecurity a key boardroom level agenda item. After previous research showed just 1 in 7 security chiefs report to the CEO, according to a new study from Marsh, there has been a discernable increase in the understanding of cyberthreats among board … More Cybersecurity becoming a key boardroom agenda item

Firefighting, security and compliance

FireMon conducted a survey at Infosec Europe this year and apparently discovered that cybersecurity professionals manage to be both overworked and underutilized. That’s a feeling which I’ve been quite familiar with myself from time to time over the years, but I was a little surprised that the article cited above was entitled ‘Tired of fighting fires … More Firefighting, security and compliance